An anticyclone slowly moves away to the east today while a northeasterly airflow becomes more established over New Zealand.
Northland, Auckland, Waikato & Bay Of Plenty
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, eastern Northland sees cloud a little thicker from afternoon with the a few showers possible midday on wards otherwise mostly dry. Northeasterly winds a little breezy at times Auckland northwards.
Western North Island (including Central North Island)
Mostly sunny with high cloud increasing during the day. Light winds for most, north to northeasterly winds about Taranaki.
Eastern North Island
Any morning cloud breaks to mostly sunny weather, areas of high cloud do increase however from afternoon. Northeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny with some increasing high cloud, light northerly winds.
Marlborough & Nelson
High cloud thickens from morning so a fairly cloudy day on the way, there may be some sun initially in the morning. Overnight showers for Nelson. North to northeasterly winds.
Mostly sunny with some increasing high cloud, northeasterly winds.
Sunny areas and thickening high cloud, showers develop in the afternoon south of about Hokitika then spreading northwards overnight. Northeasterly winds.
Southland & Otago
Sunny areas and increasing high cloud, a few spits of rain from late afternoon or evening about Southland and inland Otago. Light east to northeast winds.
By Weather Analyst Aaron Wilkinson – WeatherWatch.co.nz